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Weekly Roundup — Floors and Ceilings

The apparent ease with which lawmakers came to agreement on hiking local aid stood out in contrast to the knottier problem of reaching agree…

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DCF needs more workers, Patrick says

DCF has hired 90 new social workers since the beginning of the year, and Gov. Deval Patrick’s budget proposal includes funding for another 1…

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Changes recommended for DCF

Giving smartphones to social workers and taking photos of all children who enter state care are among the recommendations of an independent …

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Increased RMV fees approved

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Board of Directors has approved several RMV fee increases, which will likely become effecti…